Specialist for Warehouse Logistics


Brief Info

  1.     Secondary School-Leaving Certificate: Hauptschulabschluss
  2.     Selection Process: Application and
  3.     Personal Requirements: Aptitude for work requiring planning and organization,
        work cautiously and with detail,
        interest in technology
  4.     Aptitude Test: Yes
  5.     Length of Training: 3.5 years
  6.     Professional Association: Industrie- und Handelskammer
  7.     Exam: Extended final exam
        (Part 1 during vocational training,
         Part 2 at the end of training)
  8.     Continued Training: Meisterin und Meister für
        Lagerwirtschaft, Technikerin und Techniker
        für Betriebswissenschaft,
        Studiengang: Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen mit
        Schwerpunkt Transportwesen

Vocation Description

Specialists for warehouse logistics accept goods in logistics centers, industrial plants, shipping agencies, and in all types of mail order businesses (including hazardous materials) and check the accompanying papers for the amount and condition of the goods. They organize the unloading, sort the goods, and store them appropriately in predetermined spots. In the shipping area, you plan the deliveries and determine the cheapest method of shipping. You prepare the deliveries, pack the goods, and prepare the accompanying papers, such as delivery slips or customs declarations. You load trucks, containers, or railcars, use the necessary aids such as forklifts, and secure the freight to prevent slipping or leaks. You take the necessary occupational safety guidelines into account while doing so. You explore suppliers, compare quotes, order goods, and set up payment. You will also be responsible for calculating warehouse index numbers, inventory, and simple annual reports.


Practical Training

Practical training takes place in the RWTH Aachen central warehouse and central university administration institutions.

School Training

Courses take place weekly on either one or two days at the Berufskolleg K1, Beeckstr. 23-25, 52062 Aachen.


Salary, Job Ticket, and Vacation during Training

Training Salary:

1st Training Year: 1,086.82 euros

2nd Training Year: 1,140.96 euros

3rd Training Year: 1,190.61 euros

Contributions to capital formation: 13.29 euros

Job Ticket: starting July 1, 2023, 24 euros a month

Christmas Bonus: 95 percent of November salary

Vacation Days: 309 days a year




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